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Article ItemVirginia Tech historians uncover the facts about masks , article
How did Americans’ use of masks during the 1918 flu pandemic compare to today? A team of Virginia Tech researchers dove into the archives and found remarkable parallels.
Article ItemAlumna Spotlight: Eunkyung ‘Lucy’ Shin , article
Eunkyung “Lucy” Shin, who graduated in May 2020 with a doctorate in human development, wrote her dissertation on children’s bystander and defender behaviors in bullying in the United States and South Korea.
Article ItemAlumnus Spotlight: M. Evan Thomas , article
M. Evan Thomas earned his Ph.D. in May 2020 from the Virginia Tech Department of Human Development and Family Science, where he specialized in marriage and family therapy and focused his research on Appalachian mental health, the opioid epidemic in Appalachia, and qualitative research aimed at creating a deeper understanding of Appalachian culture.
Article ItemThe show must go on: The Center for Communicating Science announces virtual format for annual Nutshell Games , article
Instead of presenting in front of a Moss Arts Center audience, this year’s Nutshell Games competition will be moving to a first-ever virtual format. You can watch 29 graduate student researchers present their research on Saturday, Nov. 7. Did we mention that they have only 90 seconds to present?
Article ItemSchool of Education assistant professor revolutionizing the older adult wellness narrative , article
“We want to change the conversation about aging from one of decline to one of opportunity,” said Matthew Fullen, an assistant professor of counselor education. “Eschewing definitions of wellness that merely emphasize physical health is one way to change that conversation.”
Article ItemVirginia Tech School of Education joins international partners in sharing best practices in virtual instruction , article
When alumnus Matthew Ames needed help teaching educators around the world how to transition to online learning, his Hokie colleagues stepped to the plate.
Article ItemThe pandemic and that Hokie spirit , article
Members of the Department of Sociology are studying how virtual events and physical distancing affect the legendary community Virginia Tech has cultivated.
Article ItemCuriosity and unicycles make for an award-winning graduate student , article
The School of Education graduate student does not allow the world to pass by her. Instead, she questions her experiences and is in a constant quest for knowledge. Never one to sit idle, she prefers to view the world from atop one of her unicycles.
Article Item‘The Race 2020:’ How the arts can help illuminate politics , article
The School of Performing Arts will present four interactive, live-streamed performances of "The Race 2020" between Oct. 30 and Nov. 2. The production will combine spectacle and collaborative conversation to interrogate the state of our democracy.
Article ItemVoices of Virginia tells Virginia’s story for all to hear , article
Voices of Virginia is a freely available collection of first-person stories of Virginians who witnessed and changed U.S. history, as told by Virginians and recorded over the past 70 years. The project was funded by the University Libraries’ Open Education Faculty Initiative Grant program and recently released in VTechWorks.
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